Using 2 Surface Views in same activity

by iblues » Wed, 15 Apr 2009 18:52:21 GMT

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I am creating an application where I have 2 Surface Views (1 each in
top and bottom half of the screen) along with a button. One of the
Surface will be displaying a camera preview.

The purpose of the action is to swap the preview between each frame.

The problem I am facing is only one SurfaceView's surfaceCreated()
callback is being called. So when I try to set the other SurfaceView
for the camera preview, I get error as it is still not yet created.

My question is when will a surface be actually created? And how can I
accomplish this UI without using Intents?


Using 2 Surface Views in same activity

by Dave Sparks » Thu, 16 Apr 2009 04:45:36 GMT

 I'm pretty sure that this will not work. There is a limit of one video/
camera SurfaceView active at a time.


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Using 2 Surface Views in same activity

by Girish » Fri, 17 Apr 2009 15:29:06 GMT

 Hi Dave and others,

Any other alternative for acheiving this you can suggest ?



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